round up

Back to School Home Style

August 4, 2022

We believe we should all love where we live.

We’re a couple of homebodies, working to uncover the home our home wants to be. And we’re so happy to have you here. 

Portfolio

Projects

Design

We're Chris + Julia

read more

What we're                   right now

Loving

browse the shop

Befores, afters, mood boards, plans, failures, wins. We’ve done a lot of projects, and they’re all here. 

We have a long-standing relationship with DIY, and love rolling our sleeves up and making it happen. 

Even when you don’t want to rip down a wall, you can make that space in your home better. Right now.

browse all

browse all

browse all

02

01

03

Popular Posts

1.

2.

3.

Top Categories

When the kids go back to school, it’s a vibe, is what I’m saying. The house just feels different. Things are more organized. Our daily routines become more structured. And that initial back-to-school time just feels so wholesome. Do you know what I mean?

F&B Stiffkey Blue | Lockers | Basket | Rug | Leather Chairs | Backpacks

The lockers in our bonus room go through the biggest transformation this time of year, as they get filled with backpacks, books, and school supplies. I have begun slowly transitioning our home and mindset to accommodate the new impending schedule. And I wanted to share a round-up of things I use in my home to help me feel prepared for back-to-school season. All of these picks are things that will help your home feel different, more organized, and ready for a new exciting season.

Shop Backpacks

1. Desktop Clock $59 Can we please bring clocks back?
2. Planner $22 To help you stay on top of allll the things.
3. Acrylic Scissors $22 These are gorg. I am always looking for scissors around the house!
4. Linen Letter Tray $27 Let’s make the clutter at least look pretty.
5. Leather Laptop Case $88 I’ve had this exact one for years and it’s still going strong.
6. Doormat $13 The happiest of welcomes.
7. It’s Cool to be Kind Pennant $26 My girls have this!
8. Writing Desk $895 Obsessed with the legs on this.
9. Marble Pen Cup $20 To make your pens look like a million bucks.
10. Poppin Pens $10 These are the pens ;)
11. Floral Art $13 Freshen up your frames too!
12. Savon de Marseille Hand Soap $19 One of the 30 hand soaps we tested last year!
13. Acrylic Wall Calendar $84 I love this style!
14. Pencil Pouch $14 You cutie.
15. Framed Pinboard $169 We had three of these in our office in our last home. Such a sleek way to display kids art or inspiration photos.
16. Memo Notepad $14 *Adds to cart*
17. Honeycrisp Oakwood Pura Scent $11 If back to school had a smell, this would be it.
18. Entry Cabinets $3119 The girls’ lockers! We trimmed them out to give them a built-in look and had them painted the same color as the room.
19. Hotelier Hook $20 Would make a perfect backpack hook.
20. Linen Desktop File $44 The chicest file organizer I ever did see.

Shop Back to School For The Home

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

What do you think?

all the latest

We believe we should all love where we live.

We’re a couple of homebodies, working to uncover the home our home wants to be. And we’re so happy to have you here. 

HI! We're Chris + Julia

read more

Load More

Reader Faves

SHop all

What We're                     Right Now

What We're                 Right Now

Looking for our favorite things? A place to shop our home room by room, or just catch up on what Julia's wearing / loving right now? Browse the CLJ shop. 

Loving

looking for inspiration? 

In case you missed the announcement in our Love Letter, the wallpaper is officially installed in the laundry room, and I could not be ANY MORE IN LOVE! My ultimate goal for the laundry room was to create a space that is fresh, clean, bright, and a little utilitarian (the straight-laid tile floors definitely bring that). With […]

Can We Send You Our Love Letter?

Another way for us to stay in touch! Joining our weekly newsletter gives you access to exclusive content, never-before-seen photos, your questions answered, and our favorite DIYs. Sign up below!

Follow Along on Instagram

Welcome to our online community where we've posted home, DIY, style, renovations, and family since '09. Renovating our #cljmoderncottage in Idaho and headed for new adventures in Raleigh, NC. #cljfam #cljtransformations

@chrislovesjulia